The first table below looks at the demand for VB.NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the South East region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 126 166 97
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -69
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 112 64 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.22% 0.76% 1.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.81% 2.21% 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 34 81
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £301 £315
% change year-on-year
-2.07% -4.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 6
Average hourly rate £25.00 £45.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% +50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +4.83%
Programming Languages Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2941 2895 2992
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.06% 34.20% 30.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1599 1474 1508
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 158 193
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £17.50 £21.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.15 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

VB.NET
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VB.NET across the South East region.

VB.NET Daily Rate Trend in the South East

VB.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB.NET across the South East region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

VB.NET Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

VB.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET across the South East region.

VB.NET Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

VB.NET
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB.NET within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +20 36 £350 -22.22% 19
Kent +9 19 £250 -28.57% 3
Hampshire -10 19 £350 - 12
Oxfordshire - 14 £270 - 9
Berkshire -3 8 £400 +60.00% 15
West Sussex -1 5 £230 -41.77% 2
Buckinghamshire -10 4 £350 +3.70% 8
Middlesex - 2 £375 -
East Sussex - - - - 3
Isle of Wight - - - - 1
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England

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing VB.NET also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VB.NET.

1 231 (100.00%) .NET
2 150 (64.94%) ASP.NET
3 144 (62.34%) SQL Server
4 135 (58.44%) C#
5 134 (58.01%) SQL
6 91 (39.39%) XML
7 85 (36.80%) MVC
8 83 (35.93%) JavaScript
9 78 (33.77%) Windows
10 66 (28.57%) Microsoft
11 64 (27.71%) WCF
12 55 (23.81%) HTML
13 50 (21.65%) Visual Studio
14 48 (20.78%) Finance
15 45 (19.48%) CSS
16 43 (18.61%) Team Foundation Server
16 43 (18.61%) ASP.NET MVC
17 40 (17.32%) jQuery
17 40 (17.32%) T-SQL
18 38 (16.45%) CRM
19 36 (15.58%) SharePoint
19 36 (15.58%) Workflow
19 36 (15.58%) Scrum
19 36 (15.58%) SQL Server 2008
20 35 (15.15%) XSLT
21 34 (14.72%) WF
21 34 (14.72%) ASP.NET Web Forms
22 32 (13.85%) Security Cleared
22 32 (13.85%) Oracle
23 30 (12.99%) VB

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing VB.NET also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VB.NET. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 36 (15.58%) SharePoint
2 17 (7.36%) IIS
2 17 (7.36%) BizTalk Server
3 10 (4.33%) Documentum
4 9 (3.90%) CMS
5 2 (0.87%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.43%) DNN
6 1 (0.43%) WordPress
Applications
1 23 (9.96%) MS Office
2 6 (2.60%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 27 (11.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.60%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.43%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.87%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.87%) Kerberos
1 2 (0.87%) Intranet
2 1 (0.43%) HTTP
2 1 (0.43%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 144 (62.34%) SQL Server
2 36 (15.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (8.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (6.06%) DTS
5 14 (6.06%) Oracle Database
6 13 (5.63%) SQL Server 2000
7 12 (5.19%) Oracle Database 11g
8 11 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
9 9 (3.90%) MySQL
9 9 (3.90%) Oracle Database 10g
10 6 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (1.73%) QlikView
11 4 (1.73%) Relational Database
12 3 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (1.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 3 (1.30%) RDBMS
12 3 (1.30%) DB2
13 2 (0.87%) Crystal Reports
13 2 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 50 (21.65%) Visual Studio
2 43 (18.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.73%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (1.73%) Subversion
4 3 (1.30%) Selenium
5 2 (0.87%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.43%) MSI
6 1 (0.43%) NUnit
6 1 (0.43%) AppScan
6 1 (0.43%) ReSharper
6 1 (0.43%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.43%) WinRunner
6 1 (0.43%) TortoiseSVN
6 1 (0.43%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (0.43%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.43%) Hudson
6 1 (0.43%) WiX
6 1 (0.43%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.43%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.43%) Jenkins
General
1 48 (20.78%) Finance
2 7 (3.03%) Marketing
3 6 (2.60%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.16%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.16%) Banking
5 3 (1.30%) Retail
6 2 (0.87%) Electronics
7 1 (0.43%) Back Office
7 1 (0.43%) Legal
Job Titles
1 197 (85.28%) Developer
2 135 (58.44%) .NET Developer
3 93 (40.26%) VB.NET Developer
4 33 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
5 28 (12.12%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
6 20 (8.66%) C# Developer
7 19 (8.23%) Web Developer
7 19 (8.23%) C# .NET Developer
8 13 (5.63%) Software Developer
9 12 (5.19%) Analyst
10 11 (4.76%) Consultant
11 10 (4.33%) Senior Developer
11 10 (4.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 8 (3.46%) Programmer
12 8 (3.46%) Technical Support
13 7 (3.03%) Support Analyst
13 7 (3.03%) SQL Developer
13 7 (3.03%) .NET Software Developer
14 6 (2.60%) SQL Server Developer
14 6 (2.60%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 231 (100.00%) .NET
2 150 (64.94%) ASP.NET
3 91 (39.39%) XML
4 64 (27.71%) WCF
5 55 (23.81%) HTML
6 45 (19.48%) CSS
7 43 (18.61%) ASP.NET MVC
8 40 (17.32%) jQuery
9 35 (15.15%) XSLT
10 34 (14.72%) WF
10 34 (14.72%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 27 (11.69%) Web Services
12 18 (7.79%) Ajax
13 17 (7.36%) JSON
14 16 (6.93%) HTML5
15 15 (6.49%) WinForms
16 14 (6.06%) .NET Framework
17 11 (4.76%) REST
18 10 (4.33%) COM+
19 5 (2.16%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (1.30%) Management Information System
1 3 (1.30%) E-Learning
1 3 (1.30%) SCORM
2 2 (0.87%) Computer Science
2 2 (0.87%) NHS
2 2 (0.87%) DTV
2 2 (0.87%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.43%) Client/Server
3 1 (0.43%) N-Tier
3 1 (0.43%) Open Source
3 1 (0.43%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 78 (33.77%) Windows
2 10 (4.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (1.73%) Linux
4 2 (0.87%) UNIX
4 2 (0.87%) Solaris
5 1 (0.43%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.43%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (36.80%) MVC
2 38 (16.45%) CRM
3 36 (15.58%) Workflow
3 36 (15.58%) Scrum
4 20 (8.66%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (5.63%) E-Commerce
5 13 (5.63%) Unit Testing
6 12 (5.19%) Release Management
6 12 (5.19%) OOP
7 10 (4.33%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (3.90%) Automation Testing
9 8 (3.46%) Test Automation
9 8 (3.46%) Web Development
10 6 (2.60%) TDD
10 6 (2.60%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (2.60%) Web Application Development
11 5 (2.16%) Software Engineering
11 5 (2.16%) ETL
12 4 (1.73%) OO
12 4 (1.73%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 135 (58.44%) C#
2 134 (58.01%) SQL
3 83 (35.93%) JavaScript
4 40 (17.32%) T-SQL
5 30 (12.99%) VB
6 20 (8.66%) VB6
7 19 (8.23%) Java
8 11 (4.76%) PL/SQL
9 10 (4.33%) VBScript
10 8 (3.46%) PHP
11 7 (3.03%) C++
12 4 (1.73%) VBA
13 3 (1.30%) Python
13 3 (1.30%) C
14 2 (0.87%) TypeScript
15 1 (0.43%) Ruby
15 1 (0.43%) Delphi
15 1 (0.43%) Perl
Qualifications
1 32 (13.85%) Security Cleared
2 27 (11.69%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.03%) Degree
4 3 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.87%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.73%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.87%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (0.87%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.43%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 66 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 32 (13.85%) Oracle
3 7 (3.03%) DevExpress
4 5 (2.16%) Telerik
5 4 (1.73%) IBM
6 3 (1.30%) Business Objects
7 2 (0.87%) SAP
7 2 (0.87%) Informatica
8 1 (0.43%) JDA
8 1 (0.43%) Manugistics
8 1 (0.43%) NetApp
8 1 (0.43%) VMware
8 1 (0.43%) Serena
8 1 (0.43%) Cognos
8 1 (0.43%) Sybase
8 1 (0.43%) EMC
Oxfordshire
OCC Computer personnel
Rate: 200-250 Per Annum 200 - 250 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £400 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
Epsom
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Berkshire
DP Connect
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 10 days ago